Lead Electrical Engineer - EPCM - Kildare

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1902-12867

Consultant: Sheila McNeice

Are you a Lead Electrical Engineer with 10+years experience within the Pharma, Biotech, Semiconductor or O&G sectors?

Do you have 2-3 years experience of leading an electrical engineering team on large scale projects?

Would you be interested in working for a leading international EPCm consultancy in Kildare?

If interested, send your CV to sheila@jobcontax.com for review or call +353 1 7978720 to discuss

Lead Electrical Engineer - EPCM - Kildare


Our client is an international EPC consultancy involved the the design & construction management of Advanced Technology Facilities, Life Sciences & Chemicals & Data Center projects worldwide.

Job Description 

The primary purpose of this post is to lead the Engineering Team in achieving the objectives of the Company with respect to Electrical Engineering designs.  

To manage the discipline engineering team to encourage good engineering practices and innovative engineering for both internal and external clients. 

In doing this, to ensure that standards are appropriately applied for maximum commercial, technical effectiveness is maintained and standards adhered to. 

To provide encouragement and guidance to the engineering team to meet the cost and time constraints of the projects.


Lead, coordinate and manage the electrical engineering team resources to support efficiently and effectively the various project teams

Resource planning

Planning and communication to ensure timely flow of information both functionally and cross functionally

Report on progress of electrical design activities to internal/external clients

Ensure adequate electrical resource is allocated as per projects requirements.

Contribute to co-operative working across disciplines in accordance with procedures.

Contribute to ensuring that effective internal/external working relationships are established and maintained with clients, sub-contractors and specialist suppliers. 

Ensure the effective use of resources and sub-contract packages in accordance with individual project cost plans.

Prepare estimates for the implementation of electrical design.

Carry out site surveys to identify the Client’s needs and requirements making recommendations as necessary.

Produce and develop designs for electrical services.

Ensure that designs meet user requirements, cost limits and timescales. 

Contribute to the preparation of Health and Safety method statements and risk assessments in respect of construction work as required by the project to meet current legislation.

Co-ordinate with Clients, other professions and members of Project Teams.

Arrange to produce tender enquiry documents in respect of contracts for the provision of electrical services.

Assist Quantity Surveyors in evaluating tender returns as may be required.

Monitor and comment on sub-contractors work as may be required on individual projects.

Maintain knowledge, attend courses and make sure team members attend courses to ensure that changes in legislation and company policies are fully complied with 

Provide a professional and high quality service in accordance with the Quality Assurance procedures and assist in the review of standards and procedures to ensure a continuing improvement in the service provided to the Company’s Clients.


Degree in Electrical Engineering together with min 10 years post-qualification experience with at least an additional 3 years in a lead/supervisory position.  

Broad experience in the design, installation and management of electrical services. 

Working knowledge of current legislation and practices in all elements associated with Electrical services.

Prior experience working on pharma/biotech/semi-conductor large scale projects

Ability to lead an engineering team; to delegate, supervise, plan, motivate and control

In depth knowledge of electrical engineering throughout all phases of a project

Ability to manage interfaces with other disciplines, sub-contractors & suppliers and liaise with Client representatives

Commercial awareness including contract cost and change control

Constructive and proactive communication skills – verbal, written and visual

Possess good written and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate well at all levels and be able to control certain financial aspects of contracts and/or projects.

Experience in the planning, organising and control of sub-contractors, be able to provide services to agreed standards, time scales and budgets.


Competitive salary based on experience OR option of contract rates

Permanent staff role or long term contract 12+months


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact sheila by e-mail sheila@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-7978720


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